Lainey Wilson Puts “A Lil Extra Bell Bottom Country” On Cover Of An Iconic Rolling Stones’ Hit

“This song leaves me shaking my head, smiling at myself, and feeling grateful,” Wilson shared of the Rolling Stones’ tune.

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Andrew Wendowski

Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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Posted on February 17, 2023

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Lainey Wilson, Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger; Photos by Andrew Wendowski

Lainey Wilson added her signature Bell Bottom Country flair to the Rolling Stones’ iconic hit, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” 

“The Rolling Stones are global music icons. To have the opportunity to record one of their tracks was an incredible honor for me,” Wilson shared in a press release. “I had so much fun recording this track and I’m so grateful that I got to bring my bell bottom country flare to one of their greatest hits.” 

The track opens with the Louisiana native’s pristine vocals on full display as she sings, “I saw her today at the reception / A glass of wine in her hand / I knew she would meet her connection / At her feet was her footloose man.”

With a touch of twang, Wilson croons, “You can’t always get what you want / You can’t always get what you want / You can’t always get what you want / But if you try sometimes, well you just might find / You get what you need.”

The tempo picks up, and the award-winning star is joined by a choir. She continues to add a bit of funk to her rendition of The Rolling Stones classic, making it her own. 

“I put a lil extra #bellbottomcountry on @RollingStones “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” and it’s out now on Stoned Cold Country,” Wilson wrote on Twitter. “Man… if I haven’t had to learn that lesson time and time again. This song leaves me shaking my head, smiling at myself, and feeling grateful.”

Listen To Lainey Wilson’s Cover Of “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” Below.

Wilson’s cover debuted on Friday (Feb. 17) ahead of the March 17 release of the tribute album, Stone Cold Country, featuring reimagined versions of the rock band’s biggest hits.

Produced by Robert Deaton, Stoned Cold Country also features Jimmie Allen, Brooks & Dunn, Brothers Osborne, Eric Church, Steve Earle, Elle King, Marcus King, Little Big Town, Ashley McBryde, Maren Morris, Elvie Shane, Koe Wetzel, The War And Treaty, and Zac Brown Band.

The album is a celebration of The Rolling Stones’ 60th Anniversary and includes covers of ”(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,”  “Angie,” “Paint It Black,” “Gimme Shelter,” and more. 

Brothers Osborne and The War & Treaty’s rendition of “It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll (But I Like It) was released in November following the live debut on the CMA Awards. 

Another instant-grat track, Elvie Shane’s cover of “Sympathy For The Devil,” is also out now.  

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“This album is Country Music’s thank you to The Rolling Stones for 60 years of inspiration and providing the soundtrack of our lives. While recording the record, I was reminded that this is a showcase and spotlight on the best we have to offer as a genre,” Deaton says of the project. “From our artists to all of the musicians that played on the record, we boldly state that Country Music is second to none when it comes to artists of integrity and creativity.”

The Rolling Stones, which consists of Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, Keith Richards and the late Charlie Watts, are one of the most iconic rock bands and have been active for more than six decades.

Formed in London in 1962, The Rolling Stones have gone on to sell over 240 million records, making them one of the best-selling music artists of all time. The popular rock band has also been ranked as one of the greatest of all time by Billboard and Rolling Stone. 

The Rolling Stones; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
The Rolling Stones; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

The three-time GRAMMY Award-winning band has released 30 studio albums, 34 live albums, 29 compilation albums, three extended play singles, 121 singles, 33 box sets, 48 video albums, and 77 music videos. 

Rolling Stones have sold 66.5 million albums in the United States, making them the seventh best-selling group in history, according to the Recording Industry Association of America.

The group is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the UK Music Hall of Fame, and a recipient of the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award.  

Stoned Cold Country - Rolling Stones Tribute Album
Stoned Cold Country – Rolling Stones Tribute Album

Stoned Cold Country Track List

  1. “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” – Ashley McBryde
  2. “Honky Tonk Women” – Brooks & Dunn
  3. “Dead Flowers” – Maren Morris
  4. “It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll (But I Like It)” – Brothers Osborne & The War And Treaty 
  5. “Miss You” – Jimmie Allen
  6. “Tumbling Dice” – Elle King
  7. “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking” – Marcus King
  8. “Wild Horses” – Little Big Town
  9. “Paint It Black” – Zac Brown Band
  10. “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” – Lainey Wilson
  11. “Sympathy for the Devil” – Elvie Shane
  12. “Angie” – Steve Earle
  13. “Gimme Shelter” – Eric Church 
  14. “Shine A Light” – Koe Wetzel
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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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